Galileo Galilei

"The Father of Modern Science"

Galileo Galilei died at the age of 77, he lived from 1564-1642.

He was an Italian man that was born and spent most of his life in Pisa.

Galileo had three children; Maria Celeste, Vincenzo Gamba, & Livia Galilei.

This is a map of Pisa where Galileo was born.

He studied at Monastery school at Vallombrosa, near Florence, & at the University of Pisa

In 1609 he built his first telescope.

Galileo was credited with creating the first thermometer.

Galileo wrote a large number of books.

"We cannot teach people anything; we can only help them discover it within themselves."     -Galileo


- First to discover craters in the moon

-Discovered the four largest satellites of Jupiter

-Invented the first thermometer


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